The Hyundai Elantra gets a refurbish to its design for 2019 and is now one of the rising stars of cars in its segment. The front and back are fully redesigned, and the interior is spruced up with a new instrument panel. There are five trim packages and four engines to choose from, and it is a good deal as one of the lower priced cars in the segment. The Elantra starts at just under $18,000 and can go up to $23,500 with the top of the line trim. The highlights of the Elantra are technology and safety options, reliability, and comfort. The Elantra can get up to 42 miles per gallon on the highway, and the Eco version which uses a smaller turbocharged engine is rated at 43 MPG. The largest engines still manage to get in the upper 30s. The Hyundai Elantra offers the features and reliability that drivers are looking for. Read on to find out what you need to know about the 2019 Elantra.
The 2019 Hyundai Elantra
- Technology and safety
- Reliability and performance
Technology and Safety
The Elantra offers all the safety features that are common in the latest models. At all but the lowest trim level, cross traffic alert, blind spot monitoring, and rearview camera are all standard equipment. Forward collision warning, emergency braking, lane departure assistance, and adaptive cruise control are all available options. The Elantra has the latest infotainment technology and offers Android or Apple Carplay as standard equipment. It starts with a seven-inch display, and an 8-inch display with navigation is available. You may configure many of the controls to your smartphone. The controls are intuitive and easy to use.
- Blind spot monitoring standard
- Lots of safety options
- Many controls work with smartphone
Reliability and Performance
The Elantra is a solid choice for a fairly simple car that is reliable. Hyundai is confident in its cars and offers one of the best warranty packages anywhere. You get 100,000 miles on the drivetrain and 60,000 miles for a limited warranty. The Elantra scored well in the insurance industry and National Highway Transportation Safety crash tests. The smallest engine takes 9.7 seconds to get to 60, but you will be getting better than 40 MPG. The larger engines get you there in a more average eight seconds. It takes 126 feet to stop from 60. The steering is well-tuned and responsive, but you won’t confuse it with a sports car.
- Good scores on crash tests
- One of the best warranties
- 40 MPG with the smallest engine
The Elantra has a generous trunk space for a car of this size and has a wider opening that some cars of this size. It has ample interior room as well with plenty of space for four average size adults. It offers a quiet ride, keeping out the noise. It also has good enough suspension to smooth out roads that are a little bumpy. The dashboard is attractive and all the controls are easy to get to and are intuitive by design. The glove box and center console are well-designed and big enough to hold a lot of items. Seats are comfortable and the driving is easy. It is a car you would not mind taking across the country, or for a daily commute.
- Intuitive controls
- Comfortable seats
- Quiet inside
Don’t miss the reliability, comfort, and affordability that the Elantra offers! Check out the new 2019 Hyundai Elantra at your local dealership.